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George Henry Lewes

George Henry Lewes; 18 April 1817 – 30 November 1878) was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He was also an amateur physiologist. American feminist Margaret Fuller called Lewes a "witty, French, flippant sort of man". He became part of the mid-Victorian ferment of ideas which encouraged discussion of Darwinism, positivism, and religious skepticism. However, he is perhaps best known today for having openly lived with Mary Ann Evans, who... Read More

Born18 April 1817
London, England
Died30 November 1878 (aged 61)
London, England
OccupationPhilosopher, literary, theatre critic
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